Women's Track & Field

Rice Track & Field in Action at C-USA Indoor Track & Field Championship

Feb. 24, 2011

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Houston - The Rice women's track and field team is in action this Friday and Saturday (Feb. 25-26) at the Conference USA Indoor Track & Field Championship at the University of Houston's Yeoman Fieldhouse.

Competition begins at 9 a.m. on Friday with the first events in the pentathlon and heptathlon. Field event competition begins at 3 p.m. with the men's weight throw. The men's 5000m final begins at 5 p.m. and the remaining events begin at 6 p.m. Competition resumes on Saturday morning (11 a.m.) for the heptathlon, 1 p.m. field events, and at 3 p.m. for running event finals.

After winning the team title three years in a row, head coach Jim Bevan's Owls placed second at last year's championship with 110 points. All-America Becky Wade won the mile and Kelti John was atop the medal stand in the 800m. Bevan has several athletes contending for podium positions this year.

John enters the 800m this weekend with the third-best time at 2:11.94, while Heather Olson is rated eighth at 2:14.41. In the 3000m, Allison Pye is ranked sixth at 9:43.26. Pye is also fifth in the 5000m at 17:30.57. Kimberly Stanford is sixth in the 60m hurdles at 8.62.

The Owls look to score big in the pole vault with the number one and number three marks in C-USA. Ariana Ince is first at 4.07m/13-4.25, while Cleona Oliver is third at 3.72m/12-2.5. Also, Casie Wilson is seventh (3.42m/11-2.5).

In the triple jump, senior Sarah Agara enters the competition with the fourth-best mark at 12.18m/39-11.5. Tina Robinson, in the weight throw, is ranked third with a school record toss of 18.07m/59-3.5. Rice's entry in the pentathlon, Bridget Ugoh, enters with the fifth-most points at 3,141.

Admission to the two-day event is free for students who attend a Conference USA member institution. An adult all-session pass is $25 while a youth all-session pass is $15. Per day tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for youth.

Rice at the Conference USA Indoor Championship
Year-Place, Points
2007-1, 100
2008-1, 133.5
2009-1, 148
2010-2, 110

Times: Central

Combined Events
9:00 a.m. Pentathlon 60H
9:30 a.m. Heptathlon 60m
9:30 a.m. Pentathlon High Jump
9:30 a.m. Heptathlon Long Jump
9:30 a.m. Pentathlon Shot Put
9:30 a.m. Heptathlon Shot Put
9:30 a.m. Pentathlon Long Jump
9:30 a.m. Heptathlon High Jump
9:30 a.m. Pentathlon 800m

Field Events
3:00 p.m. 35lb Weight Throw (M)
4:00 p.m. High Jump (W)
5:00 p.m. Pole Vault (M)
5:00 p.m. Long Jump (M)
6:00 p.m. 20lb Weight Throw (W)
7:30 p.m. Long Jump (W)

Running Events
5:00 p.m. 5000m Final (M)
5:30 p.m. 5000m Final (W)
6:00 p.m. 800m Trial (M)
6:20 p.m. 800m Trial (W)
6:40 p.m. 60m Trial (M)
7:00 p.m. 60m Trial (W)
7:20 p.m. 400m Trial (M)
7:40 p.m. 400m Trial (W)
8:00 p.m. 60m hurdles Trial (M)
8:20 p.m. 60m hurdles Trial (W)
8:40 p.m. 200m Trial (M)
9:00 p.m. 200m Trial (W)
9:20 p.m. DMR Final (M)
9:40 p.m. DMR Final (W)

Combined Events
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon 60H
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon Pole Vault
11:00 a.m. Heptathlon 1000M

Field Events
1:00 p.m. Shot Put (M)
1:00 p.m. High Jump (M)
1:00 p.m. Triple Jump (W)
3:30 p.m. Shot Put (W)
4:00 p.m. Pole Vault (W)
4:00 p.m. Triple Jump (M)

Running Events
3:00 p.m. Mile (M)
3:20 p.m. Mile (W)
3:35 p.m. 60m hurdles (M)
3:45 p.m. 60m hurdles (W)
3:55 p.m. 400m (M)
4:05 p.m. 400m (W)
4:20 p.m. 60m (M)
4:30 p.m. 60m (W)
4:40 p.m. 800m (M)
4:50 p.m. 800m (W)
5:00 p.m. 200m (M)
5:10 p.m. 200m (W)
5:25 p.m. 3000m (M)
5:55 p.m. 3000m (W)
6:20 p.m. 4x400m Relay (M)
6:35 p.m. 4x400m Relay (W)
7:00 p.m. Awards Presentation

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